Learn practical business Chinese vocabulary in just 10 minutes. Listen to the audio and study common Mandarin words used in the office. If you have any questions or if there are other topics you’d like to learn about, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment. …
People have a special day set aside for nearly everything it seems. For example, October 25th is World Pasta Day. Well, China also has unique special days, like Standards Day that was celebrated a few days ago on October 14. China’s Standards Day marks the …
行政部 (Xíngzhèng bù) Administration Department
人事部 (Rénshì bù) HR Department
财务部 (Cáiwù bù) General Accounting Department
市场部 (Shìchǎng bù) Marketing Department
Jīnglǐ: Lì Li, wǒ xià zhōu nǎ jǐ tiān méiyǒu xíngchéng ānpái?
Manager: Li Li, which …
What’s the one thing that’s very controversial around the office?
Employees are constantly steering the nuances of working in environments with people from so many different walks of life.
This issue can actually get much more controversial, especially if you introduce …
请客 (Qǐngkè): to entertain guests.
敬酒 (Jìng jiǔ): to propose a toast.
发红包 (Fā hóngbāo): to give red envelopes (with cash inside).
These three activities above are good for building relationships with Chinese people. However, be careful! Never give clocks to Chinese people …
Although some of my Mandarin Chinese students sign up for Chinese classes to impress their in-laws, enrich their cultural knowledge or just to exercise their brains, the vast majority of my students become interested in Mandarin Chinese due to its business and career applications. There …
商务问候 (Shāngwù wènhòu) Business Greetings (Beginner)
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Speaking Chinese in a business setting is often challenging. Let’s see a dialogue below.
Key Learning Points (Preview):
你 (nĭ) and 您 (nín): pron you
第一天上班 Dì yī tiān …
筷子 (kuàizi): n. chopsticks
涵养 (hányǎng): n.good behavior
As you are doing business with Chinese people, you may have used “筷子 (kuàizi) chopsticks.” But do you know the taboos of using this dining tool? The following list has five things you must know about the …
George, an American, a sports fan, comes to Beijing for the 29th Olympic Games. As George walks out of the Beijing Capital International Airport, he sees somebody holding up a sign with his name on it.
Qiáozhì: Nín hăo, wŏ shì Qiáozhì • …
The 创业板(chuàngyèbăn),Growth Enterprise Market, occupies an important position in capital markets all around the world. Up until the beginning of 2009, China was the only country not possessing its own Growth Enterprise Market, …